The top two scoring abstracts for the 2020 American Society of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics’ Presidential Trainee Awards belong to trainees in the University of Florida College of Pharmacy. Marwa Tantawy, Ph.D., won the David Goldstein M.D., Ph.D., Presidential Trainee Award for the highest-scoring abstract, while Karthik Lingineni, M.S., won the Jason Morrow, M.D., Presidential Trainee Award, which recognizes the second highest scoring abstract.
Tantawy and Lingineni were two of five UF College of Pharmacy trainees to win ASCPT Presidential Trainee Awards in 2020. The other winners include Rachel Dalton, Pharm.D., Abdelrahman Elsayed, M.Sc., and Cameron Thomas, Pharm.D.
The UF College of Pharmacy has now won 25 of the 120 ASCPT Presidential Trainee Awards presented since 2016. The five Presidential Trainee awards this year were the most earned by any college or university. It’s the fifth consecutive year the UF College of Pharmacy has led the nation in Presidential Trainee Award winners.